AVANT Festival is a new boutique music festival showcasing the best of the natural and architectural beauty of Apulia, South Southern Italy. The first edition takes place in Lecce, a city renowned for its Messapian Roman origins and sparkling Baroque style, at the best time of year, with mild temperatures, and outside of peak tourism season.
The festival is a slow, intimate experience, delving into the local culture and traditions. It unrolls over two days around the picturesque centre of Lecce and by/touching distance from the Mediterranean coast.
Featuring live performances from avant-garde artists, coastal hikes, sound walks around the old town and Lecce's castle, fresh pasta courses with wine & and more.
6-7 NOVEMBER 2020
LECCE, SOUTHERN ITALY
Limited capacity of 80, tickets on sale now.
AVANT aims to bring together diverse, quality avant-garde musicians to the Baroque city of southern Italy. They are theremin mastermind Dorit Chrysler, Raster’s sonic electronic musician Grischa Lichtenberger, Editions Mego's experimental guitarist Julia Reidy, Italian experimental composer Donato Epiro and pop singer Lucia Manca.
-> How to arrive in Lecce:
The closest airports are Brindisi (35km) and Bari (140km). Almost daily flights from all major European cities. Frequent trains and public transport from Bari airport to the town. From Brindisi airport, we recommend booking a private shuttle with us. Get in touch at [email protected]
We are working with a selection of fine hotels and B&Bs, placed in the historic city centre and within the walking distance to of the festival venues. Check out our website and discover the special prices during the festival.
*If you need support with arranging your travel (flights, shuttles, accommodation & more), you will find all necessary information on our website or you can write to us: [email protected]
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*The event is created by Sud Sonico — a cultural association from Southern Italy and is organized in partnership with Berlin’s creative agency Digital In Berlin. Sud Sonico is supported by PIN - Pugliesi Innovativi, Initiative promoted by the Apulia Youth Policies and ARTI, and is financed through FSE - PO Puglia 2014/2020 Action 8.4 and from the Fund for Development and Cohesion.